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December 11, 1926

LONDON

JAMA. 1926;87(24):2010-2011. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680240054026

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Abstract

British Surgical Instruments  Whatever this country may be wanting in, it has always been distinguished by producing craftsmen second to none. At the annual dinner of the Surgical Instrument Manufacturers' Association, Mr. P. C. Maw said that British surgical instruments were the product of skilled workmen who took great pride in turning out the best, while some foreign surgical instruments were turned out in hundreds by machines. Naturally, there was a difference in the price, and that was a difficulty they had to face. During the past year, the association had been doing its best to get the products of its members brought under the Safeguarding of Industries Act, but they had been informed that their industry was not important enough to warrant such action. Mr. Irwin Moore, the surgeon, said that all surgeons owed a deep debt of gratitude to the British surgical instrument makers, without whose assistance surgeons

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